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general of the western defense command determined that all japanese within the coastal areas should move inland. notices were posted. all persons of japanese descent were required to register, and the japanese themselves cheerfully handled the enormous paperwork involved in the migration. >> i think that it's important for people to know about what happened to the japanese-americans during world war ii. >> japan's devastating surprise attack on hawaii's pearl harbor fanned the flames of national hysteria, particularly on the west coast. more than 100,000 japanese-americans were ordered to pack their things. the uchidas were forced to leave their home in pasadena, california. >> they were first, actually, put in the santa anita racetrack where they lived for about six months in actual horse stables, and they actually had to clean out the stables and make it livable. and then, after that period, they were moved to gila river, which is in arizona. >> like so many other families, the uchidas were relocated to detention camps in remote areas of the country. >> they lived in barracks that real
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. >> the kids here at p.s. 144q learn that the best defense against bullying can be summed up in one word -- empathy. >> it means, like, feeling someone's emotion even though they're not telling you, but, like, you can see it inside of them. >> so, like, you could have empathy for someone when they're being bullied. >> all: one...two...three... action! stop doing this to her. >> empathy. if each of us took that word to heart, there would be a lot fewer bullies. >> we'll be back with more "teen kids news" in just a few moments. >> stick with us. >> if you have ever had to spend time in a hospital, you know how the hours can drag on and on. eden has the story of one patient who turned that experience into something very positive. >> i came down the stairs at my house, and i felt a lot of discomfort and pain in my hip, and we went to the doctor, and he said i had to go to the hospital to get tests done. they weren't quite sure what it was. >> ray jr. was just four years old at the time. even when he was finally able to leave the hospital, he couldn't stop thinking about the other kids there.